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Overlooked Oeuvres: Anita Loos

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Anita Loos, born in 1889 in California and died in 1981 in New York, was present for the birth of cinema as a scenarist for D.W. Griffith, wrote the movies that made Douglas Fairbanks a star, penned an … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” a novelty fabric designed by Ralph Barton based on his illustrations for the Anita Loos novel of the same name, crêpe de Chine, 1927. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Shouting Thomas is having bear troubles. Have you noticed how many scientific and/or academic studies are done on toys? In fact, it wouldn’t surprise me to learn that some college is offering a degree in Barbie Studies. … Continue reading

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